The Adventure Therapy Project is an initiative of Kathryn Walton Consulting to bring a variety of workshops to women in the Darling Downs Region. The Rewilding Project are hosting three unique workshops for The Project.

This event is supported by funding from Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN through the Australian Government’s PHN Program.

The Adventure Therapy Project will foster community, social and emotional well-being and resilience, and reduce stigma associated with mental illness and accessing mental health and suicide prevention services. The Project aims to do this by increasing women’s participation in outdoor physical recreational activities by providing free community-driven workshops to ‘have a go’ at adventure-based activities in natural environments within a supportive atmosphere. The workshops will support participants as they take practical action towards improved mental health/wellbeing without the stigma associated with many help-seeking behaviours.

The Rewilding Project are hosting three workshops:

  • Introductory Navigation and Trekking Workshop (includes a 2 hour hike) - Saturday 11th May 2019, 0800 - 1100. West Gap Creek Picnic Area.

  • Introductory Bouldering Workshop - Saturday 11th May 2019, 1330 - 1630. Donnelly’s Castle.

  • Introductory Canoeing Workshop - Sunday 12th May 2019, 0700 - 1000. Leslie dam

Each workshop will include:

  • Supportive atmosphere with four qualified instructors and a Mental Health Social Worker

  • Discover the physical and mental health benefits of natural environments

  • Challenge yourself with new experiences

  • Make connections with other women and local resources

To register please follow this link to Kathryn Walton Consulting’s website.

Please note: Due to the funding application, Participants must reside or work in the Darling Downs Region to participate in The Adventure Therapy Project.

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